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Are women just not funny enough?
Are women just not funny enough?
Now in its 12th year, the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival is set to warm up the Baxter Theatre from July 11 to August 7.
Censoring satire: No inconvenient truths for us, please
Censoring satire: No inconvenient truths for us, please
In the stifling heat of a badly lit basement, midway through the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival last weekend, South African comedian...
Ava Vidal: Laughter eases the blow
Ava Vidal: Laughter eases the blow
If there’s one thing British comedian Ava Vidal does very well it is sarcasm. In her hands, the so-called lowest form of wit becomes something of...
Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night
Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night
Comedy now has a home in Durban, at Camden031, the first comedy club to open in Kwazulu-Natal. It's a coffee shop and bistro with free wi-fi on...
Laugh, just don't laugh at me
Laugh, just don't laugh at me
Nando's has established itself as "the official sponsors of funny", claimed Sylvester Chauke, the company's marketing manager. Just as well in a...
Serious about comedy
Serious about comedy
Mamelo Mokoena, a surprisingly serious-looking comedian, sits at one of Seattle Café's tables. Steam wafts from his grey hood as he sips a rooibos...
Shooting from the hip
Shooting from the hip
Henry Rollins has spent most of his life channelling his anger into creative endeavours. It's fitting, then, that he finds himself encouraging the...
Everybody loves Chris
Everybody loves Chris
When Chris Rock was given the solemn responsibility of introducing Barack Obama to a packed crowd in Harlem's famous Apollo theatre last November,...
Gagging on sex and race
Gagging on sex and race
"In the one corner we have some of South Africa's funniest men and women, in the other corner -- YOU!" This is the radio script of the commercial...
Finding the happy anger
Finding the happy anger
A few minutes before the start of John Vlismas's seventh one-man show, One Lucky Plebeian, there is a mini exodus from the front row as...
Chris rocks up
Chris rocks up
Between having tea with Madiba, doing a bit of humanitarian work with Unicef and giving sold-out performances across the country touring American...

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